Homilies

December 2020 Homily

Homily for December 2020   Lengths, breadths and depths! Is it not true that some of God’s creatures go to extraordinary lengths, depths or breadths to maintain or fulfil their existence? Is it not also true, that to whatever depth we descend, to whatever length...

November 2020 Homily

Homily for November 2020   7, 14, 16, 32…. Complete the sequence! Hope Springs Eternal ! “Hope springs eternal in the human breast; Man never Is, but always To be blest. The soul, uneasy, and confin'd from home, Rests and expatiates in a life to come.” ? Alexander...

September 2020 Homily

Beard Theology Rules!   Scripture: Matthew 22:34-40 (NIV) Wider reading from:  Leviticus Deuteronomy  Recently we enjoyed a family break for a week in North Elmham, North Norfolk, to some extent at least trying to follow the messages from Government, encouraging...

August 2020 Homily

Scripture Psalm 28:7–8  The Lord is my strength and my shield; in him my heart trusts; so I am helped, and my heart exults, and with my song I give thanks to him. The Lord is the strength of his people; he is the saving refuge of his anointed. Isaiah 43:2  When you...

Friday July 10th Reflection

Proverbs 14 v 30 'A heart at peace gives life to the body, but envy rots the bones. Yesterday Polly and I went to see our friend Shirley, being with Shirley is such a blessing because she is full to the brim with a deep gratitude for everything that the Lord has done...

Wednesday July 8th Reflection

I have always loved the story of Joseph and his amazing dreams. He was a dreamer of big dreams, dreams which ended up antagonising his family and resulted in his brothers selling him into slavery and then imprisonment. The world tried to crush his dreams and break his...

Friday July 3rd Reflection

It has been a really difficult week for the Lamberts, mainly due to the fact that we were due to fly to Uganda yesterday and we are all very disappointed we will have to wait another year now. But my time with God this morning really blessed me and I pray that what He...

July 2020 Homily

The times they are a-changin’!  Really? Yes, really!  Come gather 'round people Wherever you roam And admit that the waters Around you have grown And accept it that soon You'll be drenched to the bone If your time to you Is worth savin' Then you better start swimmin'...

Friday June 26th Reflection

Isn't it great that God always wants to build us up, to give us the strength and confidence to walk through painful situations with him and allow him to transform our unnecessary hurt, anger or bitterness into something beautiful. When we ask for more - or to move...

Tuesday June 23rd Reflection

Ephesians 4:32 New International Version (NIV) 32Be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving each other, just as in Christ God forgave you. This was my reading this morning, as I reflected, I thought of all the acts of kindness that are happening all over the...